One of the reasons I love to visit my uncle in southwestern France, is his location. He lives a seven minute walk to the local train station where one then has a multitude of small towns from which to pick. One place I visit each time I’m in the region is Albi, a town on the River Tarn.
Albi is a charming place to spend a day, being about an hour away from the city of Toulouse by train. It’s also great because you can make this trip as cheap as you want. The last time I was here, the only things for which I paid for were the train tickets and lunch. Besides that, it was a lovely day wandering around the UNESCO World Heritage town where some of the important sights are free. Here are three free things to admire on a visit to historical Albi:
Admire the Architecture
Rain or shine, I love Albi’s architecture in the historical centre. Even though dampness sucks, I have found that the best time to wander Albi’s centre is during the week around lunch time in the rain – the...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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